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  • Silvicultura
  • Agosto 06, 2020 15:58

China: Northwest International Timber Trading Center established

According to reports a Northwest International Timber Trading Center has been established in the Zhongchuan North Station Logistics Zone in the Lanzhou New Area, which functions as a national level logistics hub. With completion of the trading centre there has been created a new... [mais...]

  • Vírus Corona
  • Agosto 06, 2020 14:47

Brazilian wood exports declined in June 2020

In June 2020, Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) declined by 8.5% compared to June 2019 to a value of US$216.9 million. The value of June pine sawnwood exports fell 13.5% (US$38.4 million). In volume terms, June exports dropped 7.5% to 224,500 cu.m... [mais...]

  • Serrarias
  • Agosto 05, 2020 12:04

Kaamos Timber to establish a new sawmill in Belarus

The Estonian wood industry company Kaamos Timber entered into a 15 million € loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) whose support will be used to establish a new sawmill owned by the Estonian company near the city of Mozyr in... [mais...]

  • Silvicultura
  • Agosto 05, 2020 11:04

Fungus threatens acacia plantations in Vietnam

In recent months many plantation owners have reported the presence of disease in Vietnam's acacia plantations which, it has been identified, is caused by the leaf fungus, Ceratocystis manginecans. The Vietnam Academy of Forest Science (VAFS) has warned this fungus, if not... [mais...]

  • Silvicultura
  • Agosto 04, 2020 15:13

Vietnam: export up, import down in the first half of 2020

Vietnam Administration of Forestry reports earnings of just over US$5 billion from wood product exports in the first half of 2020, up 2.4% year on year. In June alone export earnings topped US$900 million. Imports to Vietnam decreased by 8.5% compared to the first half of 2019. Their value... [mais...]

  • Vírus Corona
  • Agosto 04, 2020 14:33

Lower timber export volumes in Central and Western Africa

Timber exports from Cameroon almost halfed (-45%) and around 60% of the countrie's sawmills supposedly stopped operations. The government is preparing a very longed for package of support for the local industry. But even if mills wish to resume operations they will face... [mais...]

  • Vírus Corona
  • Agosto 03, 2020 15:12

UK tropical sawn hardwood imports decreased

Importing less than 100,000 cu.m in each of the last two years, the UK is the fifth largest European importer for this commodity (after Belgium, Netherlands, France and Italy). With the UK trade stagnating in May, imports were well down from nearly all the major supply countries by the... [mais...]

  • Silvicultura
  • Agosto 03, 2020 14:36

Germany important log supplier for China in the first half of 2020

According to China Customs data in the first half of 2020 China’s log imports showed a year on year decline of 68% in volume and 70% in value. While New Zealand's log exports to China fell by 70%, the country still held position 1 among the suppliers with 5.25 million... [mais...]

  • Vírus Corona
  • Agosto 03, 2020 13:58

Japanese softwood plywood manufacturers continue curtailment program

Major plywood manufacturers in Japan are collaborating to maintain the market by production curtailment and are not planning in lowering the sales prices - what has been the strategy in the past but was only possible by reducing the production cost via overproduction. In the current... [mais...]

  • Silvicultura
  • Julho 30, 2020 16:14

BC sawmills operating costs slow industry recovery

The British Columbia forest industry was deteriorating prior to the COVID-19 pandemic...... [mais...]

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